DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES. 16 DECEMBER 2018. Paul Birt, a former Anglican vicar, is retiring from his role at the Mission to Seafarers where he has been offering support and solace to stranded sailors for more than 20 years. (Photo: Antonie Robertson/The National) Journalist: Nick Webster. Section: National.
Reverend Paul Burt is retiring from his role at the Mission to Seafarers where he has been offering support and solace to stranded sailors. Antonie Robertson / The National

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